The quick fun stress relieving activities.
You might have already heard about the free stress-relieving activities such as deep breathing, journaling, mindfulness meditation, etc. These stress-relieving activities are effective. But these are just some of them. There are other free and available strategies you can use to alleviate stress.
There are many fun stress relieving techniques you can use to zap your stress. In most cases, the thing that you love doing often make you happy.
So your first step is to determine what makes you happy. As a person, you are interested in many things. But no one knows it but you. Your best quick and fun stress relieving activities might be different from others. The following simple activities may motivate you though:
Playing with your pets
Many studies suggest that having pets boosts happiness. In fact, people with pets such as dogs and cats tend to have a higher level of wellbeing than those who do not.
The positive impact of the animal companion on human’s wellbeing is not limited to dogs and cats. Any animal can have the same effect. Fish, rabbits, rats, are domesticated by some people. These animals can give a deep sense of happiness and retain the precious moments of our lives.
Explore the different form of exercises
The benefits that you can get from exercises are tremendous. Time and time again, scientific studies continually prove the positive effect of exercises on human mental health.
If you don’t want the traditional way of exercises, you can explore other strategies. Many people enjoy doing Zumba and other dancing classes. These simple activities can be helpful in lessening stress.
Cooking your favorite food
Baking is one of the effective and fun stress relieving activities. During weekends, spend some time with your family cooking your favorite recipe together. It is a good way to share your experiences for the past several days.
The laughing and storytelling that happens in that family bonding could loosen your stress. It is also a good idea to invite your close family friends to be with you during the weekends.
Laughing is still the best medicine. Don’t be too focused on your problems and challenges you experience at work or in your life in general. Laughing is free. Why not do it?
There is no reason why you can’t smile. You can do it anytime. Crack a joke. The reminiscence of your past experiences especially the childhood can be an enjoyable topic. Talk to your family members who were there in your childhood. Go back to your distant past and pick up the wonderful memories.
Having a goofy friend can help you laugh. He/she helps you develop your own sense of humor too. Whatever you do, do not forget to smile and laugh.
Don’t let yourself be caught up in stressful imaginings. You have the control over it. The best way to escape the negative thoughts is by purposely allowing your mind to wander.
Imagine the good things you want to achieve. Imagine the best memories that you had in your distant past such as your camping experience or the walk in the beach. This is one of the best ways to let your mind relax.
Yes, having sex with your partner (someone you loved) is one of the fun stress relieving activities you can engage with. It can quickly lower your blood pressure and increase the level of intimacy between you and your partner.
In conclusion, the opportunities to achieve a stress-free mind is limitless. But you are the only one who can determine the best way for you. This is because not all of the strategies could motivate you to be happy.
Aside from the strategies mentioned above, there are many activities you can discover along the way. Nonetheless, I hope that the fun stress relieving strategies included in this post will help you achieve a stress-free mind and better mental health.
I’m a licensed psychometrician, author, and blogger. I’m currently working as a University instructor teaching psychology. I love writing and doing psychological research.